Lonely Planet Writer

Korea publishes guide to halal-friendly restaurants

Sunset over the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea.
Sunset over the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea. Image by Ian Muttoo / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Korea Tourism Organization has created a guide to help Muslim travellers find halal-certified restaurants around the country. The guide includes 118 different restaurants classified into one of five types: halal-certified, self-certified, Muslim-friendly, Muslim-welcome and pork-free. Those designated as halal-certified restaurants have been approved by the Korea Muslim Federation. Read more: koreaherald.com